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 2022-02-13 10:05 

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Renters scramble for shelter as affordable housing erodes...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — First, Jami Speegle laid down the pillows. Then, the soft blue blanket. Finally, a weighted comforter to hold the makeshift mattress in place. The seats of her green SUV had been pushed forward as far as they could go. Th...

 2022-02-13 10:04 

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'The Good Boss' starring Bardem big winner at Spain's Goyas...

MADRID (AP) — Fernando Len de Aranoa's "The Good Boss" was the big winner of Spain's most prestigious film awards, winning six prizes including best picture and best actor for Javier Bardem. Shortlisted for an Oscar in international ...

 2022-02-13 10:04 

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German president set to be elected for another term...

BERLIN (AP) — A special parliamentary assembly meets Sunday to elect Germany's president for the next five years. Incumbent Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who has been endorsed by most mainstream political parties, is seeking a second term as the larg...

 2022-02-13 09:59 

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Macron, not candidate but already campaigning for reelection...

PARIS (AP) — He has a full campaign team that's fanning out around France, meeting with voters. He makes speeches about his plans for the country in the upcoming years. The problem? Emmanuel Macron hasn't officially declared that he's a ...

 2022-02-13 09:53 

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Russians hold off Norway and France for Olympic relay gold...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Just like in the women's cross-country ski race, the Russian team opened a lead on the first leg of the men's relay on Sunday and then held on for the Olympic gold medal. Sergey Ustiugov maintained more than a minut...

 2022-02-13 09:53 

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Miley Cyrus, Green Day span decades in pre-Super Bowl show...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus has only been alive for about half the Super Bowls ever played, but her setlist on the eve of the 56th spanned the whole history of the big game and then some. Cyrus and mashed up songs from the 60s, 80s and 90s with h...

 2022-02-13 09:52 

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Olympics Live: Russian men win cross-country ski relay...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Just like in the women's cross-country ski race, the Russian team opened a lead on the first leg of the men's relay on Sunday and then held on for the Olympic gold medal. Sergey U...

 2022-02-13 08:54 

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German leader travels to Russia, Ukraine as tensions grow...

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is flying to Ukraine and Russia this week in an effort to help defuse escalating tensions as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent and Germany has ...

 2022-02-13 08:53 

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Olympics Live: Swiss skier Odermatt wins giant slalom gold...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Marco Odermatt of Switzerland has won gold in the men's giant slalom at the Beijing Olympics. The 24-year-old Swiss skier plowed through snow and poor visibility Sunday to win. It was...

 2022-02-13 08:53 

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Beijing Olympics a step up for those in NHL playoff bubbles...

BEIJING (AP) — Jordan Weal is happy to have more outside space than just a sidewalk. Leo Komarov is glad there's more to do outside of playing hockey. Eric Staal just likes the atmosphere better. Being confined to the bubble in Beijing may be ne...

 2022-02-13 08:52 

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Orphan rides 'magic powder' from Haiti to Winter Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Call it love at first snowflake. Long before he became Haiti's first Winter Olympian, at the Beijing Games on Sunday, Richardson Viano was a scared orphan who'd just arrived in France from the poor Caribbean nation. His new ad...

 2022-02-13 08:31 

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Odermatt wins snowy giant slalom for 1st Olympic medal...

BEIJING (AP) — Marco Odermatt has owned the giant slalom this season, and now he owns an Olympic gold medal in the event. The 24-year-old Swiss skier plowed through snow and poor visibility Sunday to win the men's giant slalom at the Beijing Gam...

 2022-02-13 07:55 

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Dry winter drains reservoirs, ruins crops in Spain, Portugal...

ACEREDO, Spain (AP) — Roofs peeking out of the water have become a common sight every summer at the Lindoso reservoir in northwestern Spain. In especially dry years, parts would appear of the old village of Aceredo, submerged three decades ago when ...

 2022-02-13 07:55 

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Swiss voters consider public aid plan for newspapers, media...

GENEVA (AP) — It's a widespread lament: Traditional newspapers, especially small local ones, and other media outlets have seen subscriptions dry up as international internet behemoths have swooped in on the market for advertisements that long he...

 2022-02-13 07:54 

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Slalom winner Vlhova leaving Olympics early with ankle issue...

BEIJING (AP) — Slalom gold medalist Petra Vlhova is leaving the Beijing Olympics early due to an inflamed left ankle tendon and will miss the Alpine combined event in which she would have been a challenger to Mikaela Shiffrin, the favorite in the ra...

 2022-02-13 07:53 

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Olympics Live: Slovakian skier Vlhova out of Alpine combined...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Slalom gold medalist Petra Vlhova is leaving the Beijing Olympics early due to an inflamed left ankle tendon. She'll miss the Alpine combined event in which she would have been a chal...

 2022-02-13 06:54 

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Arizona State holds off Washington State, wins 58-55...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Marreon Jackson and Jalen Graham scored 14 points apiece and Arizona State held off Washington State for a 58-55 victory on Saturday night. Arizona State took the lead for good with 15:48 to play and led by as many as eight. Ty...

 2022-02-13 06:54 

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Timme leads No. 2 Gonzaga over No. 22 Saint Mary's 74-58...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Second-ranked Gonzaga has been blowing out West Coast Conference opponents by an average of more than 30 points, but that wasn't going to be the case against No. 22 Saint Mary's. Drew Timme scored 25 points and grabbed ...

 2022-02-13 06:53 

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Ruzicka has goal, assist as Flames beat Islanders 5-2...

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Adam Ruzicka had a goal and an assist, and the Calgary Flames beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Andrew Mangiapane, Elias Lindholm, Erik Gudbranson and Christopher Tanev also score...

 2022-02-13 06:53 

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Peterson's double-double leads No. 21 USC past No. 12 UCLA...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Peterson had his first double-double of the season with a career-high 27 points and 12 rebounds, leading No. 21 Southern California to a 67-64 win over No. 12 UCLA on Saturday night. Petersen also had five blocks as the Troja...

 2022-02-13 06:52 

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US captain Coyne Schofield pulling double duty at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Kendall Coyne Schofield hasn't entirely quit her day job while captaining the United States women's hockey team at the Beijing Olympics. In her second year as a Chicago Blackhawks player development coach, Coyne Schofield is p...

 2022-02-13 06:32 

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Olympics Live: Weather delays 2nd run of men's giant slalom...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ The second run of the men's giant slalom has been postponed amid heavy snowfall and low visibility at the Yanqing Alpine Skiing Center. Marco Odermatt of Switzerland has a lead of 0.0...

 2022-02-13 06:32 

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Saudi Arabia gives 4% of Aramco worth $80B to fund...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will transfer 4% of the stock in the state-run oil giant Aramco to a sovereign wealth fund, an infusion valued at nearly $80 billion as the kingdom tries to overhaul its energy-dependent...

 2022-02-13 06:32 

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Once Lebanon's center of glamor, Hamra Street goes dark...

BEIRUT (AP) — From his small music shop on Beirut's Hamra Street, Michel Eid witnessed the rise and fall of Lebanon through the changing fortunes of this famed boulevard for more than 60 years. Hamra Street was the center of Beirut's glamor ...

 2022-02-13 06:31 

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Lebanon's crash snuffs out Beirut's fabled Hamra Street...

BEIRUT (AP) — From his small music shop on Beirut's Hamra Street, Michel Eid witnessed the rise and fall of Lebanon through the changing fortunes of this famed boulevard for more than 60 years. Hamra Street represented everything that was glamor...

 2022-02-13 06:03 

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Saudi Arabia gives 4% of Aramco to investment fund...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will transfer 4% of its stock in the state-run oil giant Aramco to its state investment fund, a nearly $80 billion infusion of cash as it tries to overhaul its energy-dependent economy. ...

 2022-02-13 05:56 

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Wild get goal, assist from Fiala, Gaudreau, beat Canes 3-2...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau each had a goal and an assist for the Minnesota Wild, who held on for a 3-2 victory over Carolina after consecutive goals by Hurricanes star Andrei Svechnikov tightend the game in the third p...

 2022-02-13 05:55 

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DeRozan scores 38, Vucevic dominates as Bulls beat Thunder...

CHICAGO (AP) — It wasn't like the Chicago Bulls asked DeMar DeRozan to deliver yet another dominant performance. Then again, requests aren't needed. DeRozan scored 38 points, Nikola Vucevic added 31 points and 15 rebounds, and the Chicago Bu...

 2022-02-13 05:55 

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Devin Booker helps NBA-leading Suns past Magic 132-105...

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 26 points and Deandre Ayton had 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Phoenix Suns won their fifth straight game, beating the Orlando Magic 132-105 Saturday night. Chris Paul recorded his 30th double-double of the seaso...

 2022-02-13 05:54 

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Timme leads No. 2 Gonzaga over No. 22 Saint Mary's 75-58...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 2 Gonzaga beat No. 22 Saint Mary's 75-58 on Saturday night and win its 14th straight. Julian Strawther hit a pair of 3-pointers in the closing minutes to ch...

 2022-02-13 05:54 

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True test of love: Engaged ice dancers face off at Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — Three years after Adrian Diaz popped the question to Madison Hubbell on a high cliff overlooking the romantic port city of Barcelona, the two Olympic ice dancers are looking forward to finally planning their dream wedding. First, thou...

 2022-02-13 05:53 

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Humphries has big lead for US at midpoint of Olympic monobob...

BEIJING (AP) — Usually at the midway point of an Olympic women's bobsled race, the standings are super close. Not this one. Kaillie Humphries' first day of Olympic competition for the United States was a runaway, putting the American in comp...

 2022-02-13 05:53 

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Looking forward, Germany's Friedrich seeks more Olympic gold...

BEIJING (AP) — There are no rear-view mirrors on a bobsled, which is fitting when considering Francesco Friedrich's approach to the sport. He doesn't look back. Only forward. That's why the greatest men's bobsledder in the world righ...

 2022-02-13 05:52 

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USA, Iowa dominate wrestling event at Texas Rangers' stadium...

It didn't go exactly as planned, but those involved in setting up the Bout at the Ballpark wrestling event at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas — home of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers — deemed the event a success and a step ...

 2022-02-13 05:33 

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Hate crime probe sought in Mississippi attempted shooting...

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — Attorneys for a Black delivery driver are calling for a federal hate crimes probe of the attempted shooting of the driver in Mississippi, saying it's another example of Black Americans facing danger simply for going about...

 2022-02-13 05:32 

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Olympics Live: Slopestyle postponed a day due to weather...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ The women's Olympic skiing slopestyle qualifying event has been moved to Monday with the final the following day. The competition was postponed Sunday due to wind, snow and low visibi...

 2022-02-13 05:32 

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EXPLAINER: Halfway through Olympics, what's happened so far?...

BEIJING (AP) — Halfway through the world's second pandemic Olympics, lots has happened. We have a doping scandal out of Russia, an American skier who faltered unexpectedly, and a lot of people in full protective medical gear managing — per...

 2022-02-13 04:57 

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Valieva gamely presses on amid Olympic doping controversy...

BEIJING (AP) — The 15-year-old figure skating star at the center of Russia's latest doping scandal, now stretching toward its second week and some form of resolution, seems to be the only person in the world without a word to say about it. Inste...

 2022-02-13 04:57 

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Heat hold off Irving's charge, hand Nets 11th straight loss...

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat held off a furious rally from Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets for a 115-111 victory Saturday night. Irving scored 20 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter to help the Net...

 2022-02-13 04:56 

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Olympics Live: Humphries leads after first day of monobob...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Kaillie Humphries has a big lead in the first part of the monobob competition at the Beijing Olympics. Humphries is competing for the first time as an American citizen. It's also the ...

 2022-02-13 04:55 

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Odermatt leads Olympic giant slalom after snowy 1st run...

BEIJING (AP) — Marco Odermatt skied through poor visibility amid falling snow and took the lead after the first run of the men's giant slalom on Sunday at the Beijing Olympics. After finishing his run, the Swiss skier waved his hand in front of ...

 2022-02-13 04:55 

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Jackson, Clippers hold off Doncic, Mavs in rematch, 99-97...

DALLAS (AP) — Reggie Jackson scored 24 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Dallas Mavericks in the final minute for a 99-97 victory Saturday night to earn another split in another two-game set between the teams. Luka Doncic had 23 of hi...

 2022-02-13 04:54 

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Sundqvist has a goal and assist, Blues beat Blackhawks 5-1...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Oskar Sundqvist had a goal and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Saturday night. David Perron, Dakota Joshua, Vladimir Tarasenko and Jordan Kyrou also scored for the Blues, who are 6-0-2 in their ...

 2022-02-13 04:54 

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BEIJING SNAPSHOT: Getting to China's new national ski venue...

YANQING, China (AP) — Bus, bus, train, bus, bus, gondola, gondola, gondola. The journey from the heart of Beijing to the alpine ski venue is only about 120 kilometers (75 miles), but getting there via the Olympic transit system — hermetically ...

 2022-02-13 04:53 

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Thompson has season-high 33, Warriors edge Lakers 117-115...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 16 of his season-high 33 points in the fourth quarter, Stephen Curry made a clutch layup with 46 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Lakers 117-115 on Saturday night, sp...

 2022-02-13 04:52 

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For Asian American women, Olympics reveal a harsh duality...

BEIJING (AP) — Across two pandemic Olympics set in Asian countries, Asian American woman fronting the Games have encountered a whiplashing duality — prized on the global stage for their medal-winning talent, buffeted by the escalating crisis o...

 2022-02-13 04:04 

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Christian Siriano's latest show part matrix, bygone times...

NEW YORK (AP) — What is reality anymore? Christian Siriano's New York Fashion Week runway Saturday was part space age, part centuries gone by and part in the moment with a special guest: Social media's star Italian greyhound Iggy the Tika. I...

 2022-02-13 03:56 

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Nuggets beat Raptors 110-109, end Toronto's streak at eight...

TORONTO (AP) — Rookie guard Bones Hyland made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:16 to play and the Denver Nuggets beat Toronto 110-109 Saturday, ending the Raptors' winning streak at eight. Nikola Jokic had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Jeff Green sco...

 2022-02-13 03:55 

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Wheeler's 2 goals, 3 assists lead Jets over Predators 5-2...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Wheeler scored two goals and assisted on three others to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Mark Scheifele had a goal and two assists and Kyle Connor and Pierre-Luc D...

 2022-02-13 03:55 

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Grizzlies hold off late rally by Hornets to win 5th straight...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 26 points, Desmond Bane added 25 and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Charlotte Hornets 125-118 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Jaren Jackson Jr. had 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Steven A...

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